[Dshield] "Disable preview pane" as a defense

Chris Wright dshield at yaps4u.net
Thu Aug 16 12:55:24 GMT 2007


 

> 	Tom Shaw's notion of a well crafted socially engineered email is
> right on. Even after thorough end-user education I am still 
> amazed at what
> people will click on. I often wonder what kind of evil 
> garbage resides on
> their home P.C's.

Didn't I read recently where somebody set up an Adwords campaign that was
along the lines of "Click Here to have your PC infected with viruses and
malware"
Not only was the advert served to various pages, people still clicked on it
to be taken to the 'malware' infected site.



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